Sentence-level Grammar

Example sentences
Some 200 easy example sentences split between 26 everyday English topics

What is a Sentence?
When is a sentence not a sentence? With quiz

The 4 Types of Sentence
Declarative, Interrogative, Imperative, Exclamative. With quiz

The 4 Types of Sentence Structure
Simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences. With quiz

Linking, Intransitive and Transitive Verbs
To understand sentence construction, it helps to know about these verbs. With quiz

Direct Object
The direct object receives the action of the verb directly. With quiz

Indirect Object
The indirect object receives the direct object. With quiz

Reported Speech
Here is the structure that we use to "report" what another person has said. With quiz

Parenthetical Expression
Words added to a sentence without changing its meaning or grammar. With quiz

Grammatical Category
Including number, case, gender, tense, aspect etc. With quiz


The system of symbols that we use to separate written sentences and parts of sentences. With quiz

We can write each letter of the English alphabet as a small letter (abc...) or as a large or capital letter (ABC...). With quiz